Make Pt0627
In each volume of MAKE we have “major projects” these project pages are meaty step-by-step articles with start-to-finish photos, precise instructions and how-to learning that can range from making a VCR cat feeder to ariel kite photography. In MAKE volume 13 the projects are:

Make Pt0628
Boom Stick by Edwin Wise
Build a PVC air cannon that delivers maximum bang for the buck. Page 114.

Make Pt0629
R-Tronic Toy Music Sequencer by Brian McNamara
Build a simple sequencer that lets babies play with shapes, sounds, and lights, or teaches older kids the basics of electronic music. You’ll have lots of fun with it yourself! Page 124.

Make Pt0630
Smart Structure by Steven Griffin
Build and demonstrate an active vibration-damping system in the form of a desktop “skyscraper” that uses integrated sensors, actuators, and electronics to cancel out vibrations. Page 134.

Make Pt0631
Quick Bits by Charles Platt in Upload
Tips and tools for digital diversions. Page 104.

Make Your Own Sun by Charles Platt in Upload
Create dramatic back-lighting effects with image editing software. Page 105.

The Incredible Shrinking DVD by Richard Kadrey in Upload
Back up multiple movies on a single disc. Page 106.

Music Control System by Andy Seubert in Upload
Set up a cheap wireless server for your song collection. Page 108.

Songs to Go by Charles Platt in Upload
Enhance your music for playing in the car. Page 110.

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